NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 23 -Biometric ICT solutions company Smart Applications International has announced its entry into the Malawi market through the provision of its Smart Automated Medical Scheme Management Solution using biometrically controlled smart card technology.
The Medismart solution is in use in over 8 countries in Africa across 5,000 healthcare facilities by over 1 Million members in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania, South Sudan, Somalia, Somaliland, DRC and now in Malawi.
“We are very pleased with the expansion of the MediSmart™ solution into Malawi and are looking forward to partnering with both medical scheme administrators and healthcare facilities across Malawi for better healthcare outcomes”, said Harrison Muiru, the Group’s Managing Director.
“Smart Welcomes Wellas Medical Aid society (WEMAS) partnership and collaboration in using the Smart technology to manage their schemes and member access to healthcare services. The technology will help WEMAS members easy access to health services, automation of manual processes and elimination of paperwork leading to higher efficiency and faster payment to healthcare facilities. The solution also addresses cases of fraud to ensure members benefit from the scheme. WEMAS members will also be empowered with up to date information and cover balance as they visit providers to receive service, check balance and medical statement using the mobile APP available on Play and Apps store.”
“MediSmart™ and the system’s application, which serves as the user interface in use at healthcare facilities, has been upgraded to cater for the new features required within the Malawi market which are intended to revolutionize how healthcare is managed across the market.
While announcing this news, the Group Managing Director confirmed that so far the biometric smart system has been installed and is in use at over 25 healthcare facilities in Malawi as at February 2021 were members
can easily access healthcare services using their biometric smartcards.
Healthcare is an everyday need and demands to improve how service is accessed provides great potential for innovation whilst the reach, management and administration of medical access schemes is vital for the sustainability of medical programs across Africa.
Smart has been at the forefront in demonstrating its capacity for constant innovation to address the changing demands of healthcare service provision and automation using technology.
Smart Applications International remains at the forefront in taking healthcare access innovation to new heights.